Sunday, January 24, 2016

Famous First Lines of Novels Trivia Game

A great novel often grabs the reader's attention from the moment the reader turns to the first page. This trivia game features twenty memorable first lines of famous novels. How many do you know?

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Famous First Lines of Novels Trivia Game

Trivia Game by Katrena

It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.

1984

You better not never tell nobody by God.

The Color Purple

The cold passed reluctantly from the earth, and the retiring fogs revealed an army stretched out on the hills, resting.

The Red Badge of Courage

Call me Ishmael.

Moby-Dick

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times....

A Tale of Two Cities

If you really want to hear about it, the first thing you'll probably want to know is where I was born...

The Catcher in the Rye

This is the saddest story I have ever heard.

The Good Soldier

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.

Pride and Prejudice

Someone must have slandered Josef K., for one morning, without having done anything truly wrong, he was arrested.

The Trial

Through the fence, between the curling flower spaces, I could see them hitting.

The Sound and the Fury

He was an old man who fished alone in a skiff in the Golf Stream and he had gone 84 days now without taking a fish.

The Old Man and the Sea

He was an inch, perhaps two, under six feet, powerfully built...which made you think of a charging bull.

Lord Jim

There was a boy called Eustace Scrubb, and he almost deserved it.

The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

They shoot the white girl first.

Paradise

It was a pleasure to burn.

Fahrenheit 451

We started dying before the snow, and like the snow, we continued to fall.

Tracks

It was the day my grandmother exploded.

The Crow Road

A screaming comes across the sky.

Gravity's Rainbow

The sun shone, having no alternative, on the nothing new.

Murphy

When he was nearly thirteen, my brother Jem got his arm badly broken at the elbow.

To Kill a Mockingbird

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